References

1 in 5 properties affected by surface water flood risk.   https://www.aviva.com/newsroom/news-releases/2021/07/seven-steps-to-help-protect-UK-homes-businesses-and-communities-from-climate-change-impacts/

33% UK commercial properties at risk from flood.  https://www.aviva.com/newsroom/news-releases/2021/09/one-in-three-business-properties-at-risk-from-flooding/

75% of businesses don’t include climate risks in their business continuity plan. https://www.aviva.com/newsroom/news-releases/2021/09/one-in-three-business-properties-at-risk-from-flooding/

Flood losses expect to increase five-fold by 2050. https://floodlist.com/europe/report-floods-europe-increase-fivefold-2050

Long-term mental health problems up to nine times more likely for flood victims. https://www.york.ac.uk/news-and-events/news/2021/research/women-psychological-distress-flooding

40% SMEs never reopen following a flood.https://www.accesscorp.com/press-coverage/study-40-percent-businesses-fail-reopen-disaster

In 2021 146 lives lost caused by flooding and flash floods in the US https://www.statista.com/statistics/203709/number-of-fatalities-caused-by-floods-and-flash-floods-in-the-us/

Flooding causes over $40 billion in damages worldwide each year said the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. https://housegrail.com/floods-statistics/#1_Flooding_causes_over_40_billion_in_damages_worldwide_each_year

FEMA classifies nearly 9 million U.S. properties as having substantial risk, requiring them to carry federal flood insurance